Civil Engineering


The CITEC prize rewards a Master student in Civil Engineering of EPFL who has demonstrated excellence in a master project in the filed of transportation or mobility.

Formulaire à joindre à votre candidature en ligne : Formulaire-Prix-Citec-Mobility-Solutions

Montant : CHF 1’500
Règlement Prix CITEC

Sarada M. et Raju A. Vinnakota

This prize rewards a Master student in Civil Engineering of EPFL who has demonstrated excellence in a master project with specialization in Structural Engineering.

A student can only apply to two Prizes awarded by a Jury.

To do so, here below the guidelines:

  1. a letter of motivation (1 page)
  2. the full transcript of the master cycle
  3. An executive summary (5 to 10 pages in English) and the poster of the master project
  4. A letter from the responsible of the project of Master, sent directly by him to the secretariat of the Civil Engineering Section, certifying that the work is in accordance with the purpose and rules of the Prize.

These documents must be submitted to the secretariat of the Civil Engineering Section.

Amount : CHF 1’000
Sarada M. et Raju A. Vinnakota Regulation


This prize was created by the ex-students of Professor Alfred Stucky in 1947. It is supported by STUCKY Ltd, engineering consultant in the fields of hydraulic structures and energy. It rewards a project of Master in civil engineering, which is outstanding for its originality and feasibility.

A student cannot apply for more than two prizes which are decided on by jury.

S/he must apply to the secretariat of the Civil Engineering section. The candidature comprises of :

  1. An application letter, counter-signed by the Master project director who will certify that the Master project work corresponds to the nature and rules of the prize.
  2. A .pdf copy of the Master project
  3. As soon as the oral exam is over, the Master project director must send to the Academic Registrar’s Office a report on the project (one page maximum) mentionning the mark obtained at the exam.
  4. the declaration of the application for two prizes maximum

The section takes good receipt of the application files, transfers them to the Committee who will communicate the name of the laureate to the Academic Affairs department.

Amount: CHF 3’000
Stucky Regulation

IM (bureau d’ingénieurs Maggia)”

This prize rewards a Project of Master developing the following : hydropower, tunnels or work below grounds. The candidates are proposed by the Master projects directors: even year in Civil Engineering and odd year in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The prize is awarded by a jury.

Amount: CHF 2’000 (CHF 4’000 including ETHZ)
IM Regulation
No registration

Civil Engineering Institute – IIC

This prize is intended to reward up to two students from the Civil Engineering section who have obtained a grade equal to or higher than 5.5 for their master of project, when co-supervised by two separate laboratories affiliated to the Institute of Civil Engineering – IIC. A jury deliberates on the basis of the results transmitted by the section of Civil Engineering at the end of the academic year. No appeal is possible. This award is presented by the section during the graduation ceremony.

Amount: CHF 1’000

IIC Regulation
No registration


This prize rewards a project of master in the area of parassimic engineering or structural dynamics. The candidates are nominated by their responsible of project of master.

Amount: CHF 2’000
SGEB Regulation
No registration

SIA Vaud for the EPFL students

Three prizes are offered:

  • One of the awards is the best grade at one of the master programs of the ENAC faculty (architects are excluded)
  • One of them rewards the best master project in Civil Engineering that stands out by its excellence. The candidates are proposed to the SIA Vaud by the directors of the master projects, with the authorization of the concerned students. The Master’s thesis need to have been graded with a minimum of 5.5 and stand out by their original, innovative and pragmatic dimension, in line with the constraints of sustainability.

Amount: CHF 1’000 for the project of Master prize  – CHF 500 for the best grade prize
SIA Vaud Regulation
No registration

UPIAV (Union patronale des ingénieurs et architectes Vaudois) – for Civil Engineering

This prize rewards the best average for complete Master studies at EPFL in the section of Civil Engineering.

Amount: CHF 1’000
UPIAV-GC Regulation
No registration